The Advanced Gold Shader v1.2 by Jim Morren is a realistic gold shader made for the Cycles render engine. It has realistic qualities and very nice control over them. Continue reading to see my full review and comparison. Continue reading
So after playing with my gold shader some more, I realized it just didn’t look realistic enough. Instead I am going to be showcasing some more realistic materials.
This is one of the most realistic gold materials. He provides the full node setup on BlenderArtists. Be sure to check it out.
This is by far the most realistic gold material I’ve seen in Blender. And, for only $9.95, this is a steal. I plan on purchasing this in the future and will give you guys a full review.
Well, those are the two most realistic gold materials I’ve found for Blender. If you have any suggestions on other gold shaders, leave a comment below. Again, thanks to those who voted on the site redesign. If you haven’t voted, be sure to do so soon; I plan on leaving the poll up until the end of April.